Taya IT Launch Yahki.com Private Beta

1st January 2011. Cairo, Egypt. Taya IT,a leading developer of online products, and smartphone based applications, have sent private beta invitations to influencers in the Arab webosphere for Yahki.com, its new storytelling platform which allows MENA users to curate content by seamlessly threading together different content from the web.

The private beta which launched today, will allow the first ever users of the site to choose a topic, and collect their favourite relevant content from the web in one place to reuse it whislt adding their own narrative. Users will be able to aggregate this content from various sources including Google News, Twitter, Flikr, and Wikipedia, with Facebook due to be integrated in the coming weeks. Seamless and easy to use curation tools, mean users will be able to drag and drop various content on a single page, and create new stories in the process.

“We’re very excited to have journalists and bloggers from the Arab webosphere putting Yahki.com to the test. We also expect to be opening up our private beta invitations over the coming weeks as the service gains in popularity” said Ashraf Tawakkol, CEO of Taya IT. “This is the first time a product like this has launched in the Middle East, and we are looking forward to seeing unique, and locally relevant stories appear on the site” he added.

The Yahki.com beta release is now live, and the public beta launch is expected to be in mid July 2011. To request a private beta invitation visit www.yahki.com .

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